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TONiC Phase 6 Biosamples donation

Study resources for Healthcare professionals

As part of the FINDeRS study, the TONiC researchers have ethical permission to collect and analyse biosamples from people with MS and MND.

What is a biosample?

•  blood samples, collected by blood draw from a vein

•  urine sample

Study design

• The blood samples will be collected at your local TONiC study site and stored in a biobank.

• The genetic results will be linked to the completed TONiC questionnaire packs

• We would really like particpiants to be 'trilogies' and so if you will be invited to complete another TONiC pack if you have not already completed three packs.


• 18 or over

• Anyone registered with The TONiC study who has returned at least one, completed TONiC questionnaire pack, depending on current availability of funding for sample analysis.

What is a biobank?

• A collection of blood, urine, body-tissue or other body-fluids (collectively termed biosamples) stored as a resource for future research.

Learn more

• contact the TONiC office on 0151 556 3693 or email

Click on the icons to download the latest versions of the documents used in TONiC Phase 6

Patient Information Sheet

Patient Consent form

Sample information Sheet

Sample Collection Manual

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